Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Regulations 2003

Form 18 Notice of requirement by Minister, local authority, or requiring authority for designation or alteration of designation

Sections 145, 168(1), (2), 168A, and 181, and clause 4 of Schedule 1, Resource Management Act 1991

To [name of territorial authority or the Environmental Protection Authority]

[Full name] gives notice of a requirement for a designation (or for an alteration to a designation) for a public work (or for a project or work or in respect of any land, water, subsoil, or airspace where a restriction is necessary for the safe or efficient functioning or operation of a public work or project or work).

The site to which the requirement applies is as follows:

[describe the site as it is commonly known and in a way that will enable it to be easily identified (eg, the street address, the legal description, proximity to any well-known landmark, the grid reference (if known))].

The nature of the proposed public work (or project or work) is:

[give details].

*The nature of the proposed conditions that would apply are:

[give details].

*Delete if there are no proposed conditions.

The effects that the public work (or project or work) will have on the environment, and the ways in which any adverse effects will be mitigated, are:

[give details].

Alternative sites, routes, and methods have been considered to the following extent:

[give details].

The public work (or project or work) and designation (or alteration) are reasonably necessary for achieving the objectives of the requiring authority because:

[give details].

*The following resource consents are needed for the proposed activity and have (or have not) been applied for:

[give details].

*Delete if resource consents are not needed for the proposed activity.

The following consultation (or No consultation) has been undertaken with parties that are likely to be affected:

[give details].

[Full name of person giving notice] attaches the following information required to be included in this notice by the district plan, regional plan, or any regulations made under the Resource Management Act 1991.

[List documents that you are attaching.]

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Signature of person giving notice
(or person authorised to sign
on behalf of person giving notice)

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Date
(A signature is not required if notice is given by electronic means.)

Note to person giving notice

If the notice relates to a requirement for a designation, or an alteration to a designation, under section 168A of the Resource Management Act 1991, you must use—

  • this form if the requirement is lodged with the Environmental Protection Authority; or

  • form 20 if the requirement is not lodged with the Environmental Protection Authority.

If the requirement is lodged with the Environmental Protection Authority, you must also lodge a form in form 16A at the same time.

You must pay any charge payable to the territorial authority for the requirement or alteration to the requirement under the Resource Management Act 1991.

If this notice is to the Environmental Protection Authority, you may be required to pay actual and reasonable costs incurred in dealing with this matter (see section 149ZD of the Resource Management Act 1991).

Schedule 1 form 18: amended, on 18 October 2017, by regulation 15(1) of the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2017 (LI 2017/231).

Schedule 1 form 18: amended, on 1 November 2010, by regulation 19(1) of the Resource Management (Forms, Fees, and Procedure) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SR 2010/279).